Average Bench: 54.7% (587th of 1242)

Based on 4,065 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6650U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 54.7% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6650U averaged 45.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 69.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6650U is just 17.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6650U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 238Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 236Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,065 samples)
Min Avg Max
57 Memory 69.5 77.5
47.2 1-Core 87.1 103
84.9 2-Core 153 184
61.7% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 4-Core 231 264
156 8-Core 236 264
31.9% 234 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 64-Core 238 267
16% 238 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 177
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 253
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 90.2
2-Core 177
65% 112 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 259
35% 257 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 93.4
2-Core 166
65% 110 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 223
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.7
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 175
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 244
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.7
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 178
66% 114 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 255
35% 255 Pts
64-Core 253
17% 253 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.1
1-Core 100
2-Core 174
65% 113 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 261
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 135
59% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 225
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 253
17% 253 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,833,010 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6650U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6650U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$415.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 540
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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